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We should stub out smoking at hospital doors

LAST year, my father died after spending his last four months in hospital. I visited almost daily.

This awful time was made much worse because I had to watch my husband suffer from chest pains, and breathlessness leading to coughing because he wanted to come to the hospital to support me. The reason for this was the invariable huddle of people smoking at every entrance to the hospital.

My husband has asthma, triggered by other people's smoke. From my point of view, there is nothing "passive" about this.

You should not have to endure this to get to the hospital.


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